Rieker Ball Bank
Indicators reflect the operating procedures of Federal, State, and local
roads and highways, based upon the “Speed Zone Theory” and “85th
Percentile Speeds”, which is adapted by the American Association of
State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO); Institute of
Transportation Engineers (ITE) and as defined in the Federal and/or
State Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices, (MUTCD). Rieker
indicators have been the ball bank standard instruments used by Federal
and State Departments of Transportation Nationwide since the 1950's.
The term "Ball Bank
Indicator" refers to an inclinometer (or Accelerometer used as an
inclinometer) that is used for the specific purpose of determining safe
for horizontal curves.
measures the overturning force (side friction), measured in degrees, on
a vehicle negotiating a horizontal curve.
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